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Green-Wood Cemetery

500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
718-210-3080

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February 2020

Winter Wanders

Saturday, February 1, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 29, 2020

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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It may be cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from discovering Green-Wood! On this leisurely ninety-minute walking tour you’ll take in spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline from Battle Hill; visit Fannie the dog, the beloved companion of Elias Howe’s family; and hear the tragic tale of Charlotte Canda. Along the way you’ll explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and learn about the seemingly cryptic iconography found throughout the Cemetery.

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Winter Wanders

Saturday, February 8, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 29, 2020

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
+ Google Map

It may be cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from discovering Green-Wood! On this leisurely ninety-minute walking tour you’ll take in spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline from Battle Hill; visit Fannie the dog, the beloved companion of Elias Howe’s family; and hear the tragic tale of Charlotte Canda. Along the way you’ll explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and learn about the seemingly cryptic iconography found throughout the Cemetery.

Find out more »

Winter Wanders

Saturday, February 15, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 29, 2020

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
+ Google Map

It may be cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from discovering Green-Wood! On this leisurely ninety-minute walking tour you’ll take in spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline from Battle Hill; visit Fannie the dog, the beloved companion of Elias Howe’s family; and hear the tragic tale of Charlotte Canda. Along the way you’ll explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and learn about the seemingly cryptic iconography found throughout the Cemetery.

Find out more »

Winter Wanders

Saturday, February 22, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 29, 2020

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
+ Google Map

It may be cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from discovering Green-Wood! On this leisurely ninety-minute walking tour you’ll take in spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline from Battle Hill; visit Fannie the dog, the beloved companion of Elias Howe’s family; and hear the tragic tale of Charlotte Canda. Along the way you’ll explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and learn about the seemingly cryptic iconography found throughout the Cemetery.

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Life Lessons from Pet Loss

Saturday, February 22, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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green-wood-dog statue

Our beloved pets are a part of the family, and the grief that follows their deaths can be surprisingly intense. Is it possible to view our love for them and management of their exits as a path to transforming our own relationship to death? As dogs, cats, parakeets, gerbils, lizards, and goldfish have shorter lives, caring for them in both youth and old age can teach us a lot about separation, as well how to find meaning in life.

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Winter Wanders

Saturday, February 29, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 29, 2020

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
+ Google Map

It may be cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from discovering Green-Wood! On this leisurely ninety-minute walking tour you’ll take in spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline from Battle Hill; visit Fannie the dog, the beloved companion of Elias Howe’s family; and hear the tragic tale of Charlotte Canda. Along the way you’ll explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and learn about the seemingly cryptic iconography found throughout the Cemetery.

Find out more »

March 2020

5 x 10 @ The Catacombs

Saturday, March 14, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, March 28, 2020

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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5 x 10 @ The Catacombs, is a program founded by artist Mckendree Key and hosted by different artists focusing on various topics. This special edition of 5 x 10 will present three intimate gatherings in the Catacombs of Green-Wood, bringing strangers together in an artist-led discussion about death, dying, and the hereafter. Food and drinks will be served.

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How to Talk to Kids About Death

Saturday, March 21, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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How do we explain death and dying to our children? How much should they know and when? How can a pet's death or a grandparent's declining health be explained in a way that's understandable? How can we engage their curiosity, talents, and emotions in funeral practices and traditions? Join funeral director and death educator Amy Cunningham and child and adolescent psychotherapist and registered play therapist Liana Smith-Murphy for an enlightening conversation on the best practices for discussing death with children.

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5 x 10 @ The Catacombs

Saturday, March 21, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, March 28, 2020

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
+ Google Map

5 x 10 @ The Catacombs, is a program founded by artist Mckendree Key and hosted by different artists focusing on various topics. This special edition of 5 x 10 will present three intimate gatherings in the Catacombs of Green-Wood, bringing strangers together in an artist-led discussion about death, dying, and the hereafter. Food and drinks will be served.

Find out more »

5 x 10 @ The Catacombs

Saturday, March 28, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, March 28, 2020

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
+ Google Map

5 x 10 @ The Catacombs, is a program founded by artist Mckendree Key and hosted by different artists focusing on various topics. This special edition of 5 x 10 will present three intimate gatherings in the Catacombs of Green-Wood, bringing strangers together in an artist-led discussion about death, dying, and the hereafter. Food and drinks will be served.

Find out more »

April 2020

Only Remains Remain

Saturday, April 11, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Only Remains Remain is an immersive performance addressing the current migrant crisis in the United States through the characters of the classic Greek tragedy Antigone. With an ensemble of 15 performers, the piece explores the mournful potential of the voice utilizing pitch, intonation, breath, movement, and silence.

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